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The Benefits of Imagining Who Would Play Your Characters if Your Book Was Turned into a Film @BeautySwot #Writers

By Lucy Mitchell

The idea for this blog post came to me whilst cleaning my bathroom. I’d just finished Bettina Hunt’s fabulous romantic comedy; ‘A Tempting Trio‘ and all I could think about (with my head bent over the bath and scrubbing like mad) was who I’d want to see cast in the leading male roles if Bettina’s book was turned into a film.

This is what a good book can do to you. It will infiltrate your thoughts days after you’ve finished it and will make you think about . . .

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People Come Into Your Life For A Reason, A Season or A Lifetime. Why I Believe the Same About Characters #Writers

By Lucy Mitchell

I read a good blog post which talked about the following:

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person.

When someone is in your life for a . . .

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The 5 Essential ‘Abilities’ of the Romantic Hero

By Ella Hayes

Oh my goodness I have such a blog post for you!

Mills and Boon Author Ella Hayes is here to talk about the essential abilities of the romantic hero. I always fall madly in love with Ella Hayes’s male characters and to me she’s the queen of creating sexy male heroes. Her latest character Zach Merrill, from Italian Summer with the Single Dad, made me throw out my new year’s resolution about not getting carried away with fancying fictional hunks and don’t get me started on her character, Cormac from Her Brooding Scottish Heir.

I am a hot mess before this post has even started so let’s quickly hand over to Ella Hayes.

Hello, here are my essential hero attributes: . . .

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Naming Characters – Things to Consider

By Lucy Mitchell


Naming fictional characters is one of those writing activities a non-writer might view as…simple to do. *Sigh* They probably think we pluck a random name out of thin air, sit down to write and bring that newly named fictional person to life.

Ha! If only naming a fictional character was that simple.

This activity is not simple to do. It can take ages to come up with a name that fits your character, their era and the story.

Also, there’s no guarantee you . . .

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Plot Twist Thrill Seeker

By Lucy Mitchell

Important question: are you a plot twist thrill seeker?

Check out the signs below to see whether you are one:

    1.You crave . . .

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Why There Will Always Be People Who Don’t Understand Your Creative Live

By Lucy Mitchell


This can be a tough one to accept.

If you are a creative person there will always be people in your life who will never: . . .

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#Bookreview 10 Steps to Hero

By Lucy Mitchell

This book How to Craft a Kickass Protagonist – 10 Steps To Hero has become a permanent feature in my writer’s handbag and it has really helped me on my journey to publication. If only the author, Sacha Black, knew how bendy I’ve made . . .

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The Things Bookworms worry about when reading book series

By Lucy Mitchell

As a bookworm I enjoy reading a good book series, I love the excitement of finishing a first book and making a frantic dash onto Amazon to buy the second. I am a big fan of watching an author’s Twitter feed like a hawk for news on when the next book in their series is coming out.

Book series demand a different sort of . . .

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Why Writer Friends Are Like Lighthouses The Closer You Get To Publication

By Lucy Mitchell


I am likening the process of getting closer to publishing my book to sailing a small boat across a violent sea at night.

It doesn’t matter which route you take to get to publication. From the tweets and blog posts I read from other writers and authors, we all end up in the same little publication boat; in total darkness, weary and desperately clinging onto something, a life dream of being an author perhaps, with no idea where we are going to end up and cursing ourselves for even thinking about setting off on a journey like this.

So, here we all are, alone in our boat, being tossed about by . . .

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By Lucy Mitchell


Our stories are like the cakes we bake.

Some of us plan our cake making projects with military precision. We stick rigidly to the recipe and put in hours of ingredient preparation. Whilst the rest of us stare at the food cupboard, listen to the gurgle of our gut and chuck in any ingredient that takes our fancy.

This is like writing. Some of us plan our stories in great detail, weave intricate plot threads and write pages of detailed notes. Whilst the rest of us stare at a crack in the wall, drink some strong coffee and then start writing whatever pops into our head.

Some of us will get frustrated during the baking process. Our cakes might . . .

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